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Kill Devil (Hunter Laing) 1998 Guyana 18-Year rum

Kill Devil (Hunter Laing) 1998 Guyana 18-Year

United Kingdom | Aged

7.3/10
3 ratings
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Posted 4 months ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 392 ratings

Reduced DDL with 46%, could be a PM.

Nose: Bright and sweet smell, a little bit sharp. Vanilla, honey sweetness, some Bourbon wood, paper, some grasy notes, herbs. Not special in the nose, also not complex.

Taste: Bright and a little bit sweet start with vanilla and honey sweetness. Then I get some grasy notes, herbs and wood chips. The sharpness increases, I get some paper or the Bourbon wood now. The rum is quite sharp, it tingels in the mouth with some tannins.
The finish is sharp, with wood chips, vanilla and some grasy notes.
Aftertaste: wood chips, bourbon wood, vanilla

Not a bad PM, but a little bit boring at 46%.

Sweetness: 2.5/5
Fruits: 1/5
Spice: 4/5
Complexity: 2/5
Value: 2/5

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Posted 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2845 ratings

Rum tasting with my buddy in Tampere continued with Kill Devil Guyana Uitvlugt 18y. Very nice bottle and label design. Light golden color. Mild oak and vanilla to your nose and palate when neat sipped. Very smooth ending. With a slightly more sweetness, this rum would be spectacular.

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Posted over 5 years ago by mistercoughy from United States with 239 ratings

This is an 18yo Guyanan rum from the famed (but alas, defunct) Uitvlugt distillery. It seems that anything which came out of Uitvlugt is bound to be at least good, if not always spectacular. This bottling doesn't have much of an aroma, but it offers a nice, warm flavor of wood and spice and black currants, all of which carry over to the finish. A very good rum, to be sure, but the price (US $90) is hard to justify. Made in Guyana, South America and bottled in Scotland.